‘News from the Netherlands’ is a new monthly series on this blog to inform you about the best new websites, projects and books that help you find and understand your Dutch ancestors.
- The Brabants Historical Information Center has a new website (Dutch only). The ‘Stamboom’ [Family Tree] page has several indexes, some with scans attached. They are considering making that page available in English. [Source: BHIC]
- The Historical Center of Leeuwarden has a new website (Dutch only). The ‘Genealogie’ [Genealogy] page offers several online indexes. [Source: Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden]
- The new website ‘Collectie Delft’ [Delft collection] (Dutch only) contains information about the history of Delft. The ‘Nadere toegangen’ [Indexes] and Digitale Stamboom [Digital familiy tree] sections allow you to search several indexes. [Source: Blog of the Dutch Genealogical Society]
- The collection of digitized family announcements of the Central Bureau for Genealogy are being published on WieWasWie. Ads for the period until 1970 for the letters A-Fru have been made available, the rest will follow as the project continues.
[Source: WieWasWie blog]
- The Enschede City Archives have published scans and indexes of the civil registration records of Enschede and Lonneker. [Source: Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium]
- Familysearch added indexes to some of the already available scans of civil registration records of Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland. [Source: Familysearch blog]
- The records of the Dutch East India Company in Chennai, India, have been digitized and made available online, a total of 150,000 scans. [Source: gahetNA]
- At crowd sourcing platform Vele Handen [Many hands], volunteers are indexing the population registers of Breda, Rotterdam and Maastricht. After just two months, more than 11% of the records have already been entered.
[source: WieWasWie blog]
- The National Archives and the Huygens ING institute are going to work together to make more content available online. This includes all the charters of the Netherlands before 1500, some Dutch East India Company records and resolutions by the States-General. [Source: gahetNA]
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